2020 - National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Year: 2020

Industry Professionals Share Their 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

Setting New Year’s resolutions is a common practice as one year ends and another begins. While typically people use the new year to set personal goals you can also use the time to set some business resolutions. Below a handful of NALP members share their professional and personal resolutions for 2021 as well as their […]

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Happy New Year!: Episode 32 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

On this last day of 2020, our hosts reflect on the past year, talk resolutions and goals for the new year, and share what they are most looking forward to in 2021. A big thank you to our listeners!  We’re grateful for your support and excited about continuing this journey together in the new year. […]

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How to Stick to Your Business New Year’s Resolutions

2021 is right around the corner and many are eager to leave 2020 far behind. With this new year comes a fresh start and the opportunity to set new resolutions. Often New Year’s resolutions are mocked since after the first few weeks of January, they have already been forgotten or abandoned. However, this doesn’t have […]

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Top 5 Level Up Stories for 2020

The new Level Up series is a collection of articles that share the successful strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Check some out of the most popular stories in this series so far. Click on each company’s name to read the full Level Up article. 1. Hidden Creek […]

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Level Up: Southern Botanical’s Commitment to Quality Drives Company Growth

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Like many companies in the industry, the seed of Southern Botanical, Inc. was planted when a young boy started mowing his neighbors’ lawns. President and CEO Jason Craven launched his business officially in 1995 as J.C. […]

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Landscape Professionals Share Their Landscape Trend Predictions for 2021

COVID-19 has impacted many facets of life and it even shifted the landscape trends in 2020. As we prepare to head into 2021 here are some of the residential landscape trends professionals expect to see going strong next year. Outdoor Entertaining Areas Outdoor rooms have been popular for years now and commonly pop up on […]

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Happy Holidays!: Episode 31 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

Happy Holidays from the Growing in the Green Podcast!  Whether you’re continuing long-standing traditions or creating new ones (because….you know…2020), we hope you can enjoy some time with those you love this holiday season.  Listen to the full podcast below.

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Business Smarts: Creating a Mailing List and Checking It Twice

There are so many ways to communicate with your customer base nowadays, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the different ways you can reach them. “It’s impossible to be across every single marketing channel and do it very well,” Joseph Stark, marketing director for Ground Works Land Design, based in Cleveland, Ohio. “What I […]

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Faces of the Industry: Kristy Mathews

Kristy Mathews, owner of K&B Lawn and Landscaping based in Jacksonville, Florida, has only been working in the landscape industry for less than a year. She started her business in April 2020. Thanks to contactless payments and their work being done outside, Mathews says the pandemic has not caused any issues for the business. “Everybody’s […]

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NALP Members in the News: McHale Landscape Design, Landscape Workshop

Read more about these NALP members and partners in the news. McHale Landscape Design Names Director of Design Anthony Cusat has been promoted from senior landscape architect to director of design in McHale’s Virginia division. Cusat graduated from Penn State with degrees in landscape contracting and landscape. He moved through the ranks working on many […]

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